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Sushi Zo Lunch

dlowen7861 Dec 10, 2008 07:37 PM

Does Zo do lunch? Is it omekasa, and what is the cost? Thank you in advance!

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  1. trojans RE: dlowen7861 Dec 10, 2008 08:53 PM

    Yes, yes and if you run with it no drinks about $100-140 pp. If you tell him at the beginning you don't like abalone you'll save yourself a few dollars. But you'll still be in the price range I listed.

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    1. re: trojans
      Discokill RE: trojans Dec 11, 2008 06:37 AM

      Never had it go over about $80 pp at lunch personally (though much more at dinner), maybe I just ate less.

    2. Servorg RE: dlowen7861 Dec 11, 2008 05:05 AM

      Lunch does not have to be omakase, which can hold the price down (depending on your appetite of course). No lunch on Saturday.

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      1. re: Servorg
        trojans RE: Servorg Dec 11, 2008 07:04 AM

        Last time I went for lunch it was Omakase only.

        1. re: trojans
          epop RE: trojans Dec 11, 2008 11:21 AM

          Omakase at lunch at the sushi bar, otherwise you can order.

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            kevin RE: epop Dec 11, 2008 02:52 PM

            so how much was the omakase at lunch at did finish with the sweetened yuzu drink?

            1. re: kevin
              Servorg RE: kevin Dec 11, 2008 04:50 PM

              Last time I was there with a friend (about a month ago) it was $120 pp + tip.

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                kevin RE: Servorg Dec 11, 2008 05:34 PM

                I must not have had sushi in quite some time. that's very expenisve more expensive than nozawa, sasabune, wasabe, etc.

                i gues zo's not feeling the recessionary heat.

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                  Servorg RE: kevin Dec 11, 2008 05:57 PM

                  Well, we were the only ones at the sushi bar for sometime (finally a couple came in and I don't think they were having omakase - although since I wasn't paying a lot of attention they may have been). There were about 3 or 4 tables occupied when we got there about 1 pm. The sushi was excellent, but it doesn't come cheap.

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                    kevin RE: Servorg Dec 11, 2008 06:49 PM

                    i've never had the omakase but i've been there a # of times in the past, and it was much cheaper.

                    i may just have to bite the bullet and try it out one of these days (maybe skip out on a whole slew of lunches for a while) and then give it a whirl.

                    it's economically tough being a chowhound in this day and age.

                  2. re: kevin
                    westsidegal RE: kevin Dec 11, 2008 06:27 PM

                    my fervent hope is that he doesn't feel so much of the 'recessionary heat' that he decides to reduce the quality of his product in order to sell it at lower prices.

                    fish such as his will never come cheap.

                    imho there are more than enough 'good' sushi places in town such as k-zo. it would be a true loss if there were fewer 'excellent' places such as sushi zo.

                    1. re: westsidegal
                      kevin RE: westsidegal Dec 11, 2008 06:47 PM

                      you are correct, in that i'd rather have one good sushi restaurant than ten mediocre ones.

        2. K K RE: dlowen7861 Dec 11, 2008 07:49 PM

          At a place like Zo where omakase doesn't vary that much from customer to customer on the same day, the cost really depends on when you tell the waitstaff or Keizo to stop (which bottom line is how much you eat). If you cut it short at 16 to 18 pieces of nigiri, that will definitely be cheaper than if you go beyond that (not hard because it takes quite a lot of pieces to get full for some). In September 07 for my first and only visit, we made it out at $80 to $90 per person for dinner. Didn't get abalone.

          That yuzu nectar shot at the end is serious crack.

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            kevin RE: K K Dec 11, 2008 07:51 PM

            Cool, i'll finally go, I haven't been for the better part of year, in fact it might even be before sep 07

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